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Jan 5, 2013 7:30am PST
american cities, including pittsburgh and new york. man: new york city went to philadelphia and said, "you know, we're thinking of developing a hudson river water supply -- what do you suggest we do?" and they said, "we've had "a lot of problems on the schuylkill. "don't go to the hudson river. go to the upland and work by gravity." and that's what new york city did. they first went to the hudson highlands, but 150 years later, it went to the delaware highlands. and really diverted the water that normally went to philadelphia to new york city. i don't think they anticipated that. narrator: the majority of new york city's drinking water comes from watersheds in upstate new york. a watershed is the area of land where water from rain or snow melt drains downhill into a body of water. mountains act as a funnel to feed rivers and lakes. and in this case, reservoirs. in the new york city system, water is collected and stored in 19 reservoirs, which can hold more than a year's supply -- over 580 billion gallons of water. almost all of the system is fed by gravity, without the use of energy-consum
Jan 11, 2013 5:00pm EST
of the remarkable and under appreciated aspect of welcome reform in new york city is the extent to which our employees have endorsed and acted on the personal responsibility emphasis and work focus of welfare reform. it's a little known fact that the best way and quickest way to find an ardent reformers on the front line of our cities welfare agency. we couldn't have accomplished all that we have without our work force accepting and working on the challenge. i hope you don't mind if i begin with a little bit how i got welfare reform business in the first place. i was very lucky to be asked to join the administration in fall of 1995. i had previously worked on a congressional campaign for the washington monthly and ran for state assembly for myself. at every state id a vot candidated for policy that reformed welfare and ask for personal responsibility from the recipient and emphasize work and family as a path out of poverty. not government assistance, or welfare right or entitle element. my first exposure to do anything about the concern came when the governor asked me to be the director of t
Jan 9, 2013 6:00am PST
far and a judge rules similar program in new york city was unconstitutional. >> candlelight vigil is planned outside st. francis hospital for a young mother set on fire, starr lamare. she will be in the hospital for severe burns for the face and throat. the boyfriend set her on fire and remains in the san francisco county jail facing charges of arson and attempted murder. >> we have traffic and weather together next on abc7 news. the san mateo bridge shows track looking to be heavier now but still flowing. it is not foggy this morning but it could get wet today. certainly we have the cold air coming in and mike nicco will have the forecast and the commute is next. >> the landmark church in the in addition's capitol is now taking a new stand on same-sex marriage. [ fingers tapping ] [ rain pattering ] [ heels clicking ] [ female announcer ] yoplait light tastes great now... ♪ ...and feels great later 20 delicious flavors of yoplait light, now at 90 calories each. yoplait, it is so good! >> here you go, look at these temperatures. they are running in the 50's this afternoon. coole
Dec 31, 2012 11:00pm PST
" ash >>> hundreds of thousands of people crowded into new york city's times square to watch the crystal-covered ball drop at midnight. >> this year's festivities will take place in weather about 20 degrees colder than a year ago.when it was a balmy 54 degrees. new york city's countdown was the first in decades without television host dick clark, who died in april. his name was engraved on one of the crystal panels on the ball. >>kimberlee: we will take a look at your forecast, when we come back. a >> jacqueline: . >>> and this is a live look from treasure island. where you'll be able to see one of the many firework shows around the bay area at midnight. we're counting down to the new year --starting at 11-30 tonight. kron4's new year's live with catherine heenan and gary radnich. we'll show you firework shows from all over the bay area and around the world. stay with us, we'll be right back! vista river around this evening police in of oakland. the shooter is still on the the city. in national news. the bush tax cut expire at midnight, and if nothing is done, taxes go up for middle clas
Jan 12, 2013 1:05pm EST
york city, 16 in the nation and 9%. the nation's growth led upstate new york's growth. that is just unacceptable. we have implemented a number of programs to revitalize upstate. this has been a party for two years. -- priority for the past two years. the regional economic development council, the majority of which is upstate new york. agriculture initiatives have made a difference. today's new initiatives will also work for upstate new york. the hot spots, the workman's comp that we talked about, the training linkages tend to want to do even more. nkages, but we plan to do even more. apparently, there is no really marketing plan for upstate new york. we will start to market new york which will be a multifaceted plan to bolster upstate growth. we will have a plan around products, wine, beer. we will start a taste of new york program which will aggressively marketed these products. they are excited to be here, they are expanding, the have developed a good relationship with them. we will create a duty-free stores all across the nation to promote -- across the state to promote new york
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Jan 20, 2013 1:30am EST
of union barking the base, and new york city bus driver training 150,000 kids, and boeing engineers union, threatening to strike, not good timing, and the dreamliner keeps striking out. apparently also striking out union jobs. a new report showing nonunion manufacturing jobs jumping by 700,000, between 2010 and 2012. but the number of unions factory jobs, falling by 60,000, so, if the jobs are falling, and the unions latest actions, really helping? >> charles payne, dagen mcdowell, adam lashinsky, charlie gasperino, charles, what do you have. >> the numbers, you need a symbiotic relationship, for manufacturing, for instance, that's a long-term commitment. you don't want to stay it's going to take me five years to make it up, the unions walk out, have a strike, shake you down. and i think that's the big problem. the unions just only care about the unions. >> what do you make, dagen, of the fact that we had the right to work stateseeing activity hiring soar? >> i think that's evidence of the kind of growth that right to work states produce. and a lot of this is the flexibility of work rule
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Jan 14, 2013 2:00am PST
temperature in new york city. we are dealing with a cold front headed eastbound with shower from the southeast up to the northeast. we have poor visibility and misty conditions. dense fog in new york city along the i 95 corridor. >> felt like that this morning a little wet. >> thank you very much maria. we will check back. >>> now to stories you can bank on this morning. are you possibly cutting back because you are paycheck tax hike. lauren simonetti joins us with more on this. most americans buy tomorrow will have experienced this hit in their paycheck. >> already 134 million americans are feeling the 2 percentage point increase in the social security tax. that's expect to do drum up 125 billion in revenue for the government this year. but it's likely already eating away at your disposable income trips to the movies and restaurants brands you are buying at the food store. the increase means american families have this much less to spend this year $354 for those living at the level. the average income being 64,000. 2400 for those making $1,134,000. >> we were not aware that was going to happe
Jan 9, 2013 4:30am PST
systems. narrator: issues facing new york city are very different from those in los angeles. and challenges facing small towns are very different from those in metropolitan areas. man: we have to have water supply for health purposes, for fire protection, and the economy. without it, things simply can't exist. woman: we have good health in this country, in part, because we have clean water. and we shouldn't forget that, and we shouldn't take it for granted. melosi: in the late 19th century, serious waterborne disease epidemics were having devastating effects. roy: but then, in the early 1900s, we began to treat our water. and since then, we've seen a rapid decline in the incidence of waterborne disease. narrator: most cities treat drinking water through filtration, chlorination, and sometimes ozonation to kill pathogens in the source supply. these are complex treatment plants that cost millions of dollars to operate, but are necessary for our wellbeing. the treatment of drinking water has been called one of the greatest public health achievements of the last century. the wat
Dec 31, 2012 4:30pm PST
drop has been tested. the revelers are gathering. it's a celebration new york city style. >> we've got neon trees, carly rae jepsen, taylor swift, jury from univison, the million dollar quartet. >> reporter: jeff straus is the president of countdown entertainment. the evening's festivities are part of a public-private partnership between his firm and the city of new york. >> you've got our costs, you've got the cities costs, it's a lot of money, but it's also one of the biggest events in the world. the promotion that new york city gets from times square new year's eve when the world is watching. that's priceless. >> reporter: and, that means lots of eyeballs for marketers. the big sponsors tonight, nivea, toshiba, philips and the ball's maker, waterford. >> first and foremost. this is a civic event and we needed partners who understood that the civic nature is the priority and if we could build there marketing goals into what is the tradition of the event then it works for everybody. >> reporter: tonight's star attraction weighs in at nearly 12,000 pounds, is made up of nearly 27,000 c
Dec 31, 2012 7:00pm EST
jobs and community. new york's times square is best- known for hosting the city's new year's eve celebrations. tonight, the countdown is on to 2013. ruben ramirez braved the crowds for a behind the scenes look at the preparations. >> reporter: the new 2013 sign is up, the ball drop has been tested. the revelers are gathering. it's a celebration new york city style. >> we've got neon trees, carly rae jepsen, taylor swift, jury from univison, the million dollar quartet. >> reporter: jeff straus is the president of countdown entertainment. the evening's festivities are part of a public-private partnership between his firm and the city of new york. >> you've got our costs, you've got the cities costs, it's a lot of money, but it's also one of the biggest events in the world. the promotion that new york city gets from times square new year's eve when the world is watching. that's priceless. >> reporter: and, that means lots of eyeballs for marketers. the big sponsors tonight, nivea, toshiba, philips and the ball's maker, waterford. >> first and foremost. this is a civic event and we n
Jan 5, 2013 5:30pm EST
and safety. speakers include the key to digital officer in new york city. is is part of the world in 2013 festival at new york university, hosted by the economist magazine. it is about 25 minutes. >> welcome back. i wanted to introduce this session. we have been hearing about data and how it is an increasingly powerful force in our lives. we will talk exactly about that. the are looking forward to a lively debate. the first speaker is the honorable shirley jackson. the president a wrestler polytechnic institute -- of renselar polytechnic institute. [applause] >> midafternoon. -- good afternoon. there is a significant transformation under way globally and awaiting make predictions, make connections and a ultimately -- and the way we make predictions, make connections. the transformation is being driven by the rapid expansion and availability of data from multiple sources. and competition a capacity generating new information. let me begin with a vignette. as super storm sandy was beginning to gather steam, five days before it slammed into new jersey and we york, u.s. forecasters predicted
Jan 31, 2013 6:30pm EST
as in new york city. we wondered why the difference. so we asked our senior correspondent john miller, who say former deputy commissioner of the new york city police department, to join us from new orleans tonight. john, why is new york city enjoying record-low violence when the violence is so high in chicago, philadelphia, or new orleans? >> reporter: well, you look at new orleans. there's a celebration going on around here, but part of the reality is, this is one of the cities that leads the nation in murder, and the disparity, according to a police executive research forum study that brought all the police chiefs together was it's what happens to the arrests after they get to court. now, take new york. they have a three- to five-year mandatory minimum. that means that gun charge ends up in front of a judge, you're almost certain to go to jail for three years. in chicago, you've got a 50-50 chance you're not going to do any jail time almost. 33% of those cases are dismissed outright. >> pelley: so if you're caught with a gun in new york, whether you have used it in a crime or not, you're
Jan 1, 2013 5:30pm PST
in new york city, burgers and fries are the specialties. but owner john rigos worries ed'll have to cook up some cost savings when the affordable care act is fully implemented. y you think it may affect the >> it wif people you can hire? er of pell likely affect the number of people we can hire, yeah. >> mason: rigos, who has ten new york franchises and 250 hiployees, was waiting until ilter the election to confront are legislalth care legislation, which will force him to provide insurance for all his full-time workers or face hefty fines. >> we would probably reduce the lyaff to some degree and, again, focus on building a stronger, smaller team rather than being as aggressive in opening up new stores and creating new jobs. >> mason: the new legislation will require businesses with 50 afforde workers to provide affordable health care for their employees starting in 2014 or rker. penalty of up to $2,000 per worker. businesses with fewer than 50 employees-- and that's 96% of all companies-- will be exempt. they won't have to do anything. businesses are concerned that th this is going to be
Jan 15, 2013 2:00am PST
are going to see most of our rain today just south of new york city, stretching through the mid-atlantic region right down into the new orleans area, right down into the gulf of mexico. it is heavy at times, but you can see it's just this strip of rain. and it is going to continue to push out of southern new england. so it's not going to be raining all day across portions of connecticut and massachusetts. even new york city, we started off with some light rain. earlier this morning. that will continue to move to the south and east. this is a stalled front. so unfortunately, it's not going to move out of the southeast any time soon. we do have this light rain still across martha's vineyard, heavier rain across nantucket. the outer portions of long island, but you can see it is already clearing out of philadelphia, new york city starting to clear out. southern new jersey seeing some of that rain, and then it does stretch back across virginia, back into eastern tennessee, western north carolina and then extends all the way down into the gulf coast region from lafayette, louisiana,
Jan 16, 2013 11:35pm PST
nipple. people do weird things to avoid the flu. a kids' soccer league in new york city -- this is an e-mail they sent to parents of kids in the league. it says at this point, the msc board and the coaching staff would recommend that players not shake or touch hands with opponents after the games. that means no postgame handshakes or high fives. although they can still give each other the finger. i coached little league baseball. i used to tell kids the same thing. never shake hands with your opponents because they are your enemies and your job is to destroy them. i've been to these soccer games. i think the parents are hoping their kids get the flu so they don't have to spend every saturday at their soccer games. but this handshake thing make sense. i shake a lot of things. i do sometimes worry about it. i've come up with a new way to greet people. i'm going to demonstrate now with guillermo. hey, guillermo. >> how you doing? >> jimmy: how you doing? good to see you. >> good to see you. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: it's great talking to you. i'll catch you later. >> okay, see you later. >> j
Comedy Central
Jan 14, 2013 11:00pm PST
fabulous. we have a terrific time particularly here in new york city. ( cheers and applause ) >> jon: well, new york city is, you know, we are enormous fans of walls here in new york city. whether it's your wall. what keeps it fresh for you still? do you find new things in the songs that you've written years ago? do you find... how do you reconnect to that material? i know at 12-12 you had someone on who was amazing. how do you reconnect? >> the version of the wall that i'm doing now, if it's from the one that i did with pink floyd in 1979-80 and that is far more universal in its message. it's no longer about that miserable self-serving nasty little roger that we all hated those years ago >> jon: never crazy about him. it's more about what you accused me of which is the rebellion that the trying to understand the world and help people occasionally. >> jon: and the compassion that you display in those pursuit >> once does have empathy for people who are in trouble. >> jon: you, my friend, are more generous even with the flu than many will ever know. i really appreciate it. i thank you for b
Jan 31, 2013 1:00am PST
against gun violence, learning as they go. few know that better than new york city police commissioner ray kelly, who joins me now. >> you pointed out that the problems such as handguns on the streets, will anything in the way of control, whether it is limiting high-capacity magazines or further background checks, will that limit the number of lethality of handguns that you see? >> i think it can have an effect. the major problem for new york city and other problems in america is the concealable handgun. >> when -- i mean, everybody is focusing on semiautomatic assault-type rifles, semiautomatic rifles. are you opposed to a ban on that? >> no, absolutely not. i think it's a good thing, but the impact in new york city will be minimal. >> you say, like, 1% 2%? >> yeah. it's less than 3%. and the indications are it may even be less than that. >> the nra says very clearly, look, existing laws on background checks are not being enforced. that the number of people who lie -- people are not being prosecuted if they lie on background checks. if they turn out to be felons and lie and are not tellin
Dec 31, 2012 9:00pm PST
sfdz. >> you are looking live at picture of times square in new york city 2013 just moments away listen in and watch as away listen in and watch as they ring in the new [ yelling] 2013 has arrived. in the united states. and new york city. we are now just 3 hours away. ball that dropped is 12 neat diameter and weighs almost 12,000 pounds covered with 2600 water ford crystal triangle. couple sharing a kiss as we mark the new year. more than one ton of confetti is falling as we speak right now. 100 confetti engineers. there's mayor bloomberg in times square. 100 confetti engineers. there is a position to oversee it all. 1 million people in times square with over 1 billion watching throughout the world including you here on coffee tv 20 live on the news at 9. delighted to ring in the new year with you live. as i said it will be our turn soon. of course security no problems that we know of in times square thank goodness. but of course very tight there fpl. uniform plain clothes officers in huge numbers assigned to blend into the crowd. revellers celebrating new year's nai
Jan 25, 2013 2:00am PST
bitterly cold. a little bit better still single digits new york city down to d.c. as we go throughout the afternoon, the clouds will increase. best chance of lilt snof light evening rush hour on. so most get home from school just fine. only looking about a fluffy inch or two south of new york city. very little actually around the new york city area, but especially down around d.c., you have a chance for another fluffy one to two inches of snow along with ohio valley and watch out, we key see freezing rain around atlanta. >> thanks so much, bill. >>> entertainment news is just ahead including the possibility of lance armstrong on "dancing with the stars." ♪ i'd like to thank eating right, whole grain, multigrain cheerios! mom, are those my jeans? [ female announcer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't. multigrain cheerios [ male announcer ] zzzquil sleep-aid. [ snoring ] [ snoring ] [ male announcer ] it's not for colds. it's not for pain. it's just for sleep. [ snoring ] [ male announcer ] because sleep is a beautiful thing. [ birds chirping ]
Jan 12, 2013 4:00pm PST
again, what will happen in the terms of the temperatures, you can see here that new york city still staying above average. even by tuesday. but coming down in washington so 43 as you can see there. and cincinnati going to feel quite chilly, so 38 for your high on tuesday and still a bit above the southeast and then out across the west. it will be longer for the temperatures to rebound. you can see with an average of 44, denver on a tuesday, just about managing to reach 39 and in phoenix, we have got 57, so again, a little bit below par. but things are getting better out across the west, don? >> thank you, jenny harrison. coming up, we are learning more about a teenager who stormed into a california school with a hit list and a plot to kill students who bullied him. yeah, we found that wonderful thing. and you smiled. and threw it. and i decided i would never, ever leave it anywhere. because that wonderful, bouncy, roll-around thing... had made you play. and that... had made you smile. [ announcer ] beneful. play. it's good for you. >> a north carolina man who is deaf is recovering f
Jan 7, 2013 11:35pm PST
abc news with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city this is "night line" january 7, 2013. >> i'm assistanty mcfadden. it's that time of year again time for the holiday spending hangover and for those of you feeling the sting it may surprise you to learn you could earn hundreds of dollars from the gifts you don't want or have lying around the house. paula farris brings us the tips. >> reporter: meet jamie and jordan from new jersey, jamie is a party planner and stay at home mom to four children. dad works in the software industry. >> what did you get for christmas? >> reporter: they shop the sales to make sure santa delivered on christmas morning. >> did you get this for christmas? what is it? >> reporter: but bills can pile up. and who doesn't need some extra cash. fortunately there is a lot of loot hiding in their home and we will help them buy a new camera. >> you have a nice camera. >> yes. >> but not practical. >> not at all. i have to try to get that out right now and i lost. moment's gone. and really? really? >> you're overloaded. >> you think. >> t
Jan 10, 2013 2:00am PST
new york city as well. mara? >> thanks so much, dylan. >>> an asteroid fly-by. >>> plus, what should have been a fun adventure ends tragically for two men inside this giant, inflatable ball. you're watching first look on msnbc. my insurance rates are probably gonna double. but, dad, you've got... [ voice of dennis ] allstate. with accident forgiveness, they guarantee your rates won't go up just because of an accident. smart kid. [ voice of dennis ] indeed. are you in good hands? [ male announcer ] how do you turn an entrepreneur's dream... ♪ into a scooter that talks to the cloud? ♪ or turn 30-million artifacts... ♪ into a high-tech masterpiece? ♪ whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. i'd like to thank eating right, whole grain, multigrain cheerios! mom, are those my jeans? [ female announcer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't. multigrain cheerios >>> welcome back. here's some stories making news this morning -- secretary of state hillary clinton is scheduled to meet today with th
Jan 14, 2013 6:30am PST
. new york is the most densely populated city in the u.s. and over 40 million tourists visit the city every year. the 1.3 billion gallons of water required every day are delivered by a system of extraordinary scale and complex engineering. man: water is essential to the economic viability of new york city. reliable infrastructure and reliable delivery of water is a must. you have to reinvest in the infrastructure every single minute to keep it current. hurwitz: we have the stock exchange, we have the united nations -- failure can have a dramatic impact on the nation, and even internationally. so there's a really keen awareness that you always have to be fixing the system. things corrode, they rust. they get to where you turn them on and nothing happens. but it is so totally used in every nook and cranny, that making any accommodation to shut it down, to do something to it, is very difficult. narrator: two massive underground tunnels, called simply tunnel 1 and tunnel 2, provide most of the city's water supply. they run hundreds of feet below manhattan, far deeper than the subways. bui
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Jan 27, 2013 2:30am EST
to freeze a new york city fountain . why would lawmakers want to spend 14 trillion of your money on global warming . it is time to put that argument on ice. how hot is that super bowl ad. hot enough to heat up the internet . two golf greats, driving a message to tax happy lawmakers. see if their message is heard. cashin in kicks off right now. good morning, i am eric bowl glad you are joining us. mr. wayne rogers and johnathon honic and tracey burns and sandra smith and dennis. welcome everyone. forget the pay roll tax hike and fiscal cliff deal. senator chuck schumer making no secret tax hikes are coming. tracey much like phil mickleson enough is enough. >> eric enough is enough. i barely saw my paycheck. i am glad phil mickleson spoke out. he can leave and go to another one of his homes if the estate taxes are too high. >> i can't. unless we move the new york study is itio. i got to live near my job. i don't have that luxury. >> johnathon aren't we taxed enough already. >> we are indeed . states like new york and eric you are talking about 60 percent of your earnings. no wonder they are
Jan 18, 2013 12:00pm EST
of a new york city elementary school. >> yes. yes. yes. >> when asked about doping, that is what lance armstrong had to say. @hówç [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute >> lance armstrong says he will spend the rest of this letter apologizing. -- his life apologizing. during a series of questions about using this to the drugs, armstrong answered yes. he says he understands how people have described him as arrogant in the past, but says the -- >> i deserve this. you have a happy marriage, your children. it is this a perfect story. and it was not true. >> you can read more about his interview with oprah on our web site, click on national news. the colorado movie theater that was the scene of a shooting and reopens with a private ceremony to honor the victims. colorado, it reopened for a night of remembers. -- remembrance. but the mother of a 7-year-old boy in new york city is in the hot seat after her son showed up with a loaded gun to school. the boy was caught carrying the 0.22 caliber g
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